The RBA is now considering the drastic measure of negative interest rates — meaning...

Jack Derwin| Business Insider| 12 August 2019 https://www.businessinsider.com.au/the-rba-is-now-considering-the-drastic-measure-of-negative-interest-rates-meaning-you-could-be-paid-to-borrow-money-from-the-bank-2019-8 Australians could soon be paid to borrow money...

This Time it’s Different

The recent property downturn was unique – and this period of growth is unique too. For the first time, the...

What’s Next?

The property and finance industry is on the starter’s block but is unsure what the next race will be.  Certainly we are looking at...
Rate drop

0.75% is a record low, but don’t think for a second the Reserve Bank...

Peter Martin| The Conversation| 1 October 2019 https://theconversation.com/0-75-is-a-record-low-but-dont-think-for-a-second-the-reserve-bank-has-finished-cutting-the-cash-rate-124499 Anyone who thought that with the Reserve Bank’s...
First Home Buyer Scheme

First home buyer scheme advances to next step

Madison Utley| Australian Broker| 15 October 2019 https://www.brokernews.com.au/news/breaking-news/first-home-buyer-scheme-advances-to-next-step-267272.aspx The Senate has passed the legislation that will...
Labor to end negative gearing concessions for new investors on January

Labor to end negative gearing concessions for new investors on January 1

Henry Belot| The New Daily| 29 March 2019 https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/national/2019/03/29/labor-negative-gearing-concessions/ A Labor government would scrap negative gearing...

Why your credit score changed on July 1

David Ross| Domain | 27 June 2019 https://www.domain.com.au/money-markets/why-your-credit-score-is-going-to-change-on-july-1-852970/ Lenders are set to learn a lot more...
switch loans to a smaller lender

This is how much you can save by switching loans to a smaller lender

Mike Bruce| The New Daily| 15 October https://thenewdaily.com.au/money/your-budget/2019/10/15/how-much-you-can-save-switching-loans/ Switching a mortgage from one of the big...
ANZ and NAB bosses say banks are still 'ready to lend' amid responsible lending clampdown

ANZ and NAB bosses say banks are still ‘ready to lend’ amid responsible lending...

Stephanie Chalmers| ABC Online| 27 March 2019 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-27/anz-and-nab-bosses-face-parliamentary-grilling/10943760?section=business The bosses of ANZ and NAB have told...

Mortgage brokers record highest ever market share amidst tough market conditions

MFAA | 19 June 2019 https://www.mfaa.com.au/news/mortgage-brokers-record-highest-ever-market-share-amidst-tough-market-conditions The mortgage broker channel has recorded its highest ever residential...